Ethical Issues in Bankruptcy Cases

Ethical Issues in Bankruptcy Cases

By Paul W. Bonapfel, United States Bankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Georgia

I.  Introduction

Lawyers find their professional conduct regulated in several ways. In The Law of Lawyering, the authors note that there are three general sources of standards of conduct for lawyers.  One set of standards is found in the disciplinary rules that every jurisdiction has adopted in some form.

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